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50 Lesson Plan Ideas Using ProCon.org
7/16/2018 -

We’re excited to announce 50 free lesson plan ideas for educators! Visit our Teachers’ Corner for inspiration, including lessons plans about distinguishing fact from opinion, how to write a “call-to-action” letter, and content from our partner Credo Reference.

State Felon Voting Laws
4/23/2018 -

See felon voting laws for all 50 states and DC, including 10 states where a felon may lose the vote permanently; 20 states that require completion of prison, parole, and probation; 3 states that require completion of prison and probation; 15 states and DC that restore the vote after prison; and 2 states where felons may vote from prison.

State Felon Voting Laws
11/9/2017 -

See each state’s laws on felon voting: US states are placed within one of five categories ranging from harshest (may lose vote permanently) to least-restrictive (may vote while in prison).

Number of People by State Who Cannot Vote Due to a Felony Conviction
10/4/2017 -

In 2016 an estimated 6.1 million people in the United States (2.5% of the nation’s voting age population, excluding DC) could not vote due to a felony conviction. Our updated chart breaks down the numbers for each state.